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Bad Flu Season Ahead?

The problem is, the U.S. may be in for a bad season. Experts usually look to the southern hemisphere’s flu season to predict what might happen in America. And things weren't looking good down under.

According to Australia’s Immunization Coalition, as of late September, Australia has already recorded more than 168,337 influenza cases, compared to 91,000 in 2016 and 100,000 in 2015.

Watch Dr. Seemungal's Interview on ABC-7

Protection from Shingles

A case of shingles is a pain. Quite literally. Shingles causes a painful rash that may appear as blisters on one side of the face or body that can last for days or weeks. One-third of people who have had chicken pox (which is 99% of Americans) will get shingles. Read more

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